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  • EU Policy Update - June 2020

    2020-07-10 EU Policy Updates

    In a nutshell: The European Commission has revealed more details about the planned reforms on the NIS Directive, the protection of critical infrastructure in the EU, Europol’s strengthened mandate, and the eIDAS Regulation. Additionally, the European Commission is consulting the public on the Digital Services Act and has published its evaluation report of the GDPR. Members of the Stakeholder Cybersecurity Certification Group have been selected. The Council of the EU published its conclusions on EU external action on preventing and countering terrorism and violent extremism. Members of the European Parliament filed amendments for the own-initiative reports on the Digital Services Act.

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  • CENTR publishes its Report on ICANN68

    2020-06-30 News

    CENTR has published its Report on ICANN68, which took place virtually from 22-25 June.

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  • A day in the life of the Covid DNS

    2020-06-24 Blog

    By Monika Ermert, eLance Journalist - In the last RIPE session, while the DNS operators dug into DNS lockdown data from Europe and around the world, an analyst from Europol warned of rising numbers of phishing, general domain abuse and child sexual exploitation in particular. Two narratives are emerging.

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  • CENTR publishes its Guide to ICANN68

    2020-06-17 News

    CENTR has just published its Guide to ICANN68, which will take place remotely from 22-25 June 2020. The Guide covers key topics of interest for ccTLD managers in the upcoming ccNSO and GAC meetings, as well as relevant sessions related to the topic of 'abuse'.

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  • EU Policy Update - May 2020

    2020-06-08 EU Policy Updates

    In a nutshell: Ten EU Member States expressed their views on the upcoming Digital Services Act. The own-initiative Draft Report on the Digital Services Act by the European Parliament’s Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection (IMCO) received more than 900 amendments, together with another Draft Opinion from the Legal Affairs Committee. European Parliament’s think tanks published a series of studies on the current legislative framework around intermediary liability online, including further suggestions for the Digital Services Act. The European Data Protection Board published its annual report for 2019. The European Commission has coordinated a screening of fraudulent websites related to COVID-19, in cooperation with the EU consumer protection authorities.

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